USGIF NIEM Luncheon Sept 16th

The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is a community-driven, standards-based approach to exchanging information across federal, state, and local government organizations.  Attend this luncheon discussion panel, chaired by ODNI’s Program Manager of the Information Sharing Environment, Kshemendra Paul, to learn more about recent advances with the NIEM, best practices pertaining to adoption of the model, and future opportunities related to the NIEM. You’ll hear viewpoints from representatives of ODNI, DoD, and DHS on these aspects and about the role geospatial information sharing and best practices plays in the NIEM process.

Moderator:  Mr. Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, ODNI Panelist: Ms. Donna Roy, Executive Director, National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Panelist: Ms. Teri Takai, Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense (DoD) Invited Panelist: Ms. Michelle Motsko, Enterprise Architect, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)


ASPRS Scholarships and Awards




All applications for scholarships and awards must be received at ASPRS headquarters by  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18th due to the early conference date.

The ASPRS Annual Conference will be held in Louisville, Kentucky March 23-28, 2014

 A complete description of the awards offered and an application (in PDF format) can be obtained at the ASPRS web site at

 For more information on the ASPRS Awards and Scholarships Program, contact

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MEET UP Arlington, VA Oct 9

SOBE/MR. DAYS 3100 Clarendon BLVD Arlington, VA

We are happily hosting an Esri Dev Meet Up in Arlington, VA on Wednesday, October 9th. Food and beverages will be provided at the Dev Meet Up! (Come a lil’ hungry, why don’t ya?)

This Dev Meet Up is a social gathering for developers to discuss geospatial technologies, complementary third-party tools, and development platforms (e.g., Silverlight, Java, Flex, JavaScript) that are supported by Esri. Presentations run the gamut of our community: from Web development to mobile location development for iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7 to automating tasks with Python.
Developers of all levels of expertise are welcome, from seasoned GIS professionals to those new to geospatial development.


Store, Manage and Share Imagery More Easily

Store, Manage, and Share Imagery More Easily

Learn the Basics in   Just One Hour

Learn best practices for designing mosaic datasets, as well as   methods for automating your image management workflows. Watch the online   seminar Workflows to Manage and Share Imagery in ArcGIS.

Instructions for Viewing the Seminar

  • Login up to 30 minutes before the seminar begins.
  • You will need an Esri Global Account.        If you don’t have one, you can create one here.


If you’re unable to attend the seminar, you’ll be able to view   it in the recorded seminars archive shortly after the live session ends.

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics Webinar Outreach Series

Bureau of Transportation Statistics Webinar Outreach Series

Introducing BTS’ Geographic Information Services Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 1:30pm–2:30pm (Eastern Time) Conference Center – Room 6

To participate in the webinars, please visit: and click on “Enter as Guest,” type your name, and enter the room. A 1-800 number will be provided on the website. Please make requests for special accommodations at least 3 days in advance. Webinar is closed captioned. For more infor­mation, contact or 1-800-853-1351.

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